A 7-day free screening and treatment camp has been set-up by NSS Unit of the Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences (KIDS) at KISS Gundicha Temple, Bhubaneswar.The special camp was inaugurated by Prof. Achyuta Samanta, Founder KIIT & KISS; Dr. Ashwini Kumar Kar, Principal, KIDS; Dr. Jugajyoti Pathi, Asst. Director(Admin.), KIDS; and Prof. Kajal Parashar, Director, KIIT Community Engagement Cell.
A team of five postgraduates, 20 interns and four paramedical staff are managing the camp. A total of 79 OPDs were screened on the first day and they benefited from the novel initiative. The team performed free oral prophylaxis and the patients were consulted and motivated to visit the Dental Hospital for routine dental treatments. The special camp will continue till the end of holy Rathyatra festival where approximately 2000 patients are expected to avail free dental and oral health treatments. Among others, Faculty- in-charge Dr. Dhirendra Ku Singh, Dr. Sanjukta Panda and PG in charge Dr. Anushka were present on the occasion.